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  • AP survey: Dimmer outlook for U.S. economy, wages and hiring

    WASHINGTON – For much of the economy's fitful and sluggish six-year recovery from the Great Recession, analysts have foreseen a sunnier future: Growth ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Obama pushing for more clean energy choices for consumers

    WASHINGTON – Pushing back against fossil fuel interests, President Barack Obama is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Sen. Harry Reid: Iran deal best path to stop country from getting bomb

    WASHINGTON – With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid now on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers seems to be picking up the ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics

    JERUSALEM – Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak’s comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran’s nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reid says he's going to support Obama's Iran nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON – Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on Sunday threw his full support behind President Barack Obama's nuclear agreement with Iran, saying ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • U.S. airman says French train assailant ‘ready to fight to the end’

    PARIS – Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and a close bond forged over years of friendship as they took down a heavily armed ma ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Jimmy Carter's cancer fight puts new meaning in old message

    PLAINS, Ga. – The Sunday school lesson was familiar: When your burden grows heavy, ask God for strength. But the message carried a more powerful and p ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's health plan hinges on a tricky subsidy rollback

    MADISON, Wis. – Republican Scott Walker's plan for repealing and replacing President Barack Obama's health care law hinges on what many see as a nearl ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 9:01 am
  • Afghan car bombing kills at least 12, including 3 Americans

    KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy traveling through a crowded neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Saturday, killing a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • California drought may exacerbate wildlife-human encounters

    LOOMIS, Calif. – The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California's drought including a recent bear atta ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Thousands of migrants rush past police into Macedonia

    GEVGELIJA, Macedonia – Thousands of rain-soaked migrants on Saturday rushed past Macedonian riot police who were attempting to block them from enterin ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • 2016’s top candidates struggle to change the subject

    WASHINGTON – It wasn’t supposed to be this way.Nearly six months out from the first votes of a presi ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Why stocks are tumbling 6 years into the bull market

    NEW YORK – Well, that was fun while it lasted.For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threa ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Congressman says NYC federal building gunman got ‘raw deal’

    NEW YORK – A man who gunned down a security guard at a federal building in Manhattan before killing himself was a whistleblower who had been given "a ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Skydivers parachute into funeral of Army skydiver

    CINCINNATI – A solo Army Golden Knight parachutist honored a comrade’s dream by landing on the high school football field where hundreds of mourners g ...
    Aug. 22, 2015 - 11:32 pm
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